Director Investments Job in Kenya


Job Purpose

The Director Investments will be responsible for creating viable and sustainable projects in the identified sectors that will enhance Development in the economy and achieve corporate objectives.

The Director will develop policies, formulate and implement functional strategies for effective performance of the Directorate.

Job Specification

Duties and responsibilities

  • Conceptualizing, designing, testing and launching innovative products through a comprehensive marketing and brand awareness strategy;
  • Interpreting proactively the Corporation’s business strategy, identify partners and market opportunities;
  • Identifying opportunities for investment in the Commercial & Industrial Development related projects;
  • Formulating, implementing and evaluating portfolio management strategies for effective investments management;
  •  Networking with Government, local and global business partners and stakeholders to create strategic partnerships;
  • Providing fee-based management advisory services;
  • Generating Directorate reports to Management and the Board and implement the resolutions;
  • Providing leadership in the day-to-day management of the Directorate.

Person Specification

For a candidate to be appointed to this position, they must have;

  • At least twelve (12) years relevant work experience eight (8) of which must have been in a senior management position;
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines; Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Social Sciences or any other relevant field of study from a recognized institution;
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field of study from a recognized institution.
  • Certified qualification in any of the following; Certified Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified
  • Investment and Financial Analyst (CIFA), Public Accountant (CPA (K) or Certified
  • Chartered Accountants (ACCA (UK) or Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Member of a relevant professional body;
  • Leadership course will be added advantage;
  • Leadership experience in coordinating large business units;
  • Specialist knowledge and diverse experience in the Tourism sector;
  • Possess financial modelling skills;
  • Excellent negotiation, and communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate at all levels of the organization
  • Team development, strong leadership and managerial skills;
  • Meets the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya. 

How To Apply

Interested and qualified persons to apply online through the KDC website under the careers section. The applications should be received by 16th April 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kenya Development Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to implementing the provisions of the Constitution – Chapter 232 (1) on fair competition and merit, representation of Kenya’s diverse communities and affording equal employment opportunities to men and women, members of all ethnic groups and persons living with disabilities.